The Pearl is the gem stone for the Moon which signifies mother, mind and wife. Next to the Sun, role of the Moon is very important as it signifies mother. The mother brings up the child and is the first preceptor of the child. That is why, the Moon signifies mind also. If the position of the Moon is strong in a nativity, the mother will be having sufficient resources and will bring up the child and develop mental faculties in a peaceful manner. The Moon acts as a nourishing agent and as a soother. It gives a native capability of looking after that is including the fields of training, public relations, administration and soothing (physician). The Moon enjoys the status in administration by virtue of being the wife of the king. It does not have to strive for acquiring a status when strong in a nativity. It governs the professions of hoteliers, public relations, moneylenders, house-keepers, physicians, healers, business in eatables, etc.
Weak and afflicted Moon besides psychic problems causes diseases of the uterus, lungs, menstrual disorders, the native is vulnerable to frequent cough and cold, fever, general weakness, etc. Its complexion is tawny.
The recommended weight of the Pearl is between 4.6 to 4.7 carats. The stones used should be flawless, bright and should not contain silky inclusions.